As Egypt searches for the most effective strategies to realize its vision of food security, that falls in the heart of Egypt’s 2030 Vision, Cairo Food Summit is set to be convened in its first edition to act as an invaluable platform to unravel and address the most pressing challenges and opportunities in the world of food and beverage, towards increasing the sector’s investments, boosting its contribution in the Egyptian economy and GDP, and achieving self-sufficiency and food security.
Set to take place on 27th of February, the Summit comes under the auspices of Ministry of Supply and Internal Trade and Ministry of Trade and Industry. Alaa Ezz, Secretary-General of Federation of Chambers of Commerce, also serves as the Secretary General of the 1st edition of Cairo Food Summit. The Opening Session will witness a number of keynote speeches from ministers, representatives from the European Union, the UN’s Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO).
Held under the theme “Food Today & Tomorrow”, Cairo Food Summit will enable major stakeholders from different sectors to collaborate and network, and work side-by-side on achieving the sustainable development strategy of Egypt Vision 2030 and make sure that the country’s food sector can play its role in reaching it.
The event will bring together subject-matter experts from all sectors, including ministers, government officials, key opinion and thought leaders, to discuss the future of the food industry and explore ways to achieve food security and sustainable economic growth, through 3 specialized panels discussing Investing In Agriculture Efficiency & Sustainability, Egyptian Exports’ Outlook and Growth Potentials, Food Industry as Catalyst for Economic Growth.
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